that tired feeling
From the advertising slogan "For “That Tired Feeling” take Hood's Sarsaparilla", coined by Charles I. Hood (1845-1922). (See citations.)
- An extended lethargy.
- 1894 October 14, “In Printer's Ink, the Secret”, in The New York Times, volume XLIV, page 21:
- His great advertising line, “For That Tired Feeling Take Hood's,” has come into national fame.
- 1894 May, Frank Kraft, “That Tired Feeling”, in The Medical Advance, volume XXXI, number 5, page 293–4:
- ... That Tired Feeling is at the bottom of all distressing complaints and is the bane of our latter-day civilization.
- 1922, Boyd Fisher, Mental Causes of Accidents, Houghton Mifflin Company, page 225:
- He knows that “that tired feeling” may be most acute at the beginning of the spell of work, and wear away as one warms up.